Nassau Coliseum

Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Schwartz: ‘A Toast To The Coliseum’ Will Celebrate 43 Years At The Old Barn

“A Toast to the Coliseum” will take place on Friday, April 10 at Chateau Briand in Carle Place on Long Island.


Mike Maccagnan (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the local sports landscape.


UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 10: Marc Staal, Mats Zuccarello #36, and Kevin Klein #8 celebrate a second period goal by Rick Nash #61 of the New York Rangers against the New York Islanders during a game at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 10, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. The New York Rangers defeated the New York Islanders 2-1. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Rangers Pull Off ‘Playoff-Type’ Win Over Isles In Perhaps Final Barn Burner

In a season already filled with plenty of good fortune, Rick Nash and the Rangers found a little bit of luck in their last regular-season visit to Nassau Coliseum.


Ed Westfall walks off the ice following a banner raising in his honor prior to the game between the New York Islanders and the Boston Bruins at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on November 19, 2011 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schwartz: A Look Back At The First Isles Game At Nassau Coliseum

Westfall will make his final scheduled visit to the Coliseum on Saturday, April 4, when the Islanders take on the Buffalo Sabres on “Decades Night.”


Coliseum Conversation logo (Credit: The Lifestyle Group)

Schwartz: ‘Coliseum Conversation’ To Celebrate The Old Barn

“Coliseum Conversation,” presented by The Lifestyle Sports and Entertainment Group, will take place on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Madison Theatre on the campus of Molloy College in Rockville Centre.


Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Islanders Fan During Broadcast: ‘My Son Was Conceived Back In That Parking Lot’

Yep. On Monday night, an original Islanders season-ticket holder told everyone in TV land a little too much information.


The New York Islanders skate against the New Jersey Devils during a preseason game at Barclays Center. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Barclays Bringing Islanders’ Tradition To ‘Best Building In The Country’

As the Islanders finish out a 43-year run at the Nassau Coliseum, their future home is getting ready to welcome them with open arms for the 2015-16 campaign.


The Nassau Coliseum. (Credit: CBS2)

NHL: Tuesday’s Rangers-Isles Showdown To Start On Time Despite Snow

Despite snow hitting the Tri-State area Monday into Tuesday, the Islanders will host the rival Rangers at Nassau Coliseum at 7:00 on Tuesday night.


Derick Brassard (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers Plan To Arrive In Islanders Country Before Blizzard

The impending blizzard predicted for New York and the surrounding suburbs is already changing plans for the hometown Rangers.


Nassau Regional Off-Track Betting has chosen the vacant Fortunoff store at The Source mall in Westbury  as the site of a new gambling hall. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Hundreds Gather To Speak Out Against Proposed Nassau County Gaming Parlor

Hundreds were expected to gather in Nassau County on Thursday night, to speak out against a proposed gaming parlor.


Nikolay Kulemin #86 of the New York Islanders celebrates scoring a goal against the New York Rangers during their game at Madison Square Garden on January 13, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Isles’ Final Season On Long Island Is Already Feeling Special

After missing the playoffs seven times in nine seasons, the New York Islanders might finally be finding out what it’s like to be on the right side of the breaks.


The Nassau Coliseum. (Credit: CBS2)

Opponents: Move Planned Westbury, L.I. Casino To Nassau Coliseum

Some opponents of a controversial proposal for a gambling hall at the former Fortunoff store in Westbury, Long Island have said it should be built at the Nassau County Coliseum instead.


The New York Islanders Stanley Cup Championship banners are shown during the game against the Ottawa Senators on Jan. 29, 2008 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

As Secondary Prices Skyrocket, Islanders Are Now The Hottest Ticket In Town

It has been quite a season so far for the Islanders, both on the ice and for their bottom line.


Islanders fans (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Howie Rose On WFAN: Isles Fans Have Been As Loud This Year As I’ve Ever Heard Them

“I’ve got to think they’re for real,” Rose said, “if only because I look for holes in their lineup and roster — just to play devil’s advocate — and really don’t find any.”


Islanders mini-locker nights will honor some of the franchise's greatest players. (Photo: Peter Schwartz)

Schwartz: Islanders To Honor Past Greats With Unique Mini-Locker Giveaways

The Islanders will welcome back their legendary players, whose retired numbers hang in the rafters, for one last curtain call. At those games, fans who purchase “Tradition on Ice” tickets will take home a commemorative mini-locker for each player.